Definition of frigid adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfrɪdʒɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfrɪdʒɪd//
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  1. 1(of a woman) not able to enjoy sex
  2. 2very cold frigid air They travelled over frigid lands. Wordfinderarid, climate, continental climate, equatorial, frigid, harsh, humidity, rainfall, tropical, zone
  3. 3not showing any feelings of friendship or kindness synonym frosty a frigid voice There was a frigid atmosphere in the room.
  4. Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin frigidus, from frigere ‘be cold’, from frigus (noun) ‘cold’.
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